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U.S. Airstrikes Hit Targets Near Baghdad Held by ISIS

published about 6 hours ago
The campaign aims to help the Iraqi government win back territory from the militant group.

Turkey Open to Bids for Refuge by Muslim Brotherhood Exiles

published about 6 hours ago
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey said that Muslim Brotherhood leaders could be granted entry to Turkey as long as laws permitted.

For James Foley’s Family, U.S. Policy Offered No Hope

published about 7 hours ago
For James Foley’s Family, U.S. Policy Offered No Hope
After James Foley was kidnapped, the government offered sympathy but little active support, his family and their advisers said, leaving them overwhelmed and unsure of what to do.

U.S. Pushes Back Against Warnings That ISIS Plans to Enter From Mexico

published about 8 hours ago
U.S. Pushes Back Against Warnings That ISIS Plans to Enter From Mexico
Counterterrorism officials said they are far more concerned that a militant will enter the country in a quite typical way: legally, on a commercial airline flight.

Op-Ed Contributor: Obama Must Get Congress’s Backing for the Fight Against ISIS

published about 8 hours ago
We should not stretch the open-ended 9/11 authorization to cover new airstrikes.